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MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
election, which could go to romney. >>> in michigan, cars were backed up almost half a mile to buy gasoline at $1.84 per gallon. that's the price in 2008 before president obama became president. karl rove's group, the americans for prosperity super pac, paid the station to run the cheap gas promotion as an anti-obama stunt. >>> actor leonardo dicaprio and other celebrities are using their star power to encourage young people to vote. they've launched "vote 4 stuff," a campaign that advocates using social media to express which issues people want discussed in the presidential election. >>> president obama's campaign is organizing a massive effort to host more than 3,200 debate watch parties wednesday night. politico reports the campaign also hopes to recruit volunteers to help get out the vote in november. >>> and mitt romney's wife, ann, went head to head with first lady michelle obama in "family circle" magazine's 2012 presidential cookie bake-off. well, it was a very close vote between the two candidates' wives, but the winner is michelle obama's white and dark chocolate chip coo
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
televised head-to-head debates in a general election format. that's been president obama. governor romney hasn't. >> reporter: during the primaries romney demonstrated he can stumble. as he did trying to bet rick perry big money at one debate. >> rick, i'll tell you what, $10,000? $10,000 bet? >> reporter: but romney is no debate lightweight here taking down newt gingrich's idea for a moon colony in florida. >> if i had a business executive come to me and say they wanted to spend a few hundred billion dollars to put a colony on the moon, i'd say you're fired. >> reporter: while romney stays behind closed doors, he's fine tuning his message softening his position on immigration. allowing the children of undocumented workers to stay in the country until immigration reform is passed. he's also out with a tough new ad linking president obama to former house speaker nancy pelosi. >> who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. >> reporter: fresh ammunition for tomorrow night's debate at an event earlier today in charlotte, north carolina, wolf, biden sa
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
been buried. we agree. he goes onto say that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states, wolf. i have a strong sense this will be brought up at tomorrow night's debate, wolf. >> we'll have a lot more on what joe biden has just said and the very tough reaction coming in from the romney campaign. gloria borger is standing by on that front. both of these campaigns are bringing major surrogates to denver to appear in the so-called spin room after the debate tomorrow night. what are you learning about the romney campaign's people who are coming in? >> reporter: wolf, it's probably no surprise rob portman, mitt romney's chief sparring partner playing barack obama in the debate, he'll be in the spin room. but we've also learned that marco rubio, the rising star, senator from florida who had a prominent role at the republican convention, he will also be in the room. it's interesting to note this comes just as mitt romney's making some new gestures in some outreach, you could say, to the latino community. notable he will be there as well. >> ve
Current
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that the romney campaign now wants to frame this election as a choice and not a referendum which is something totally different. it says this election is a choice between two our nation's future . . . interesting shift of strategy, isn't it? >> i think it means it is going to be more aggressive instead of trying to run the ball up the middle. i think they are going to be throwing passes. if you are making at it comparison, you have to show what your policies are. >> but they have been quiet about this stuff -- >> that's right. and that's what i think they are going to do in the debate. >> jennifer: do you not think the shift to choice is a response to the fact that the election was becoming more of a referendum not on president obama but to mitt romney. yes. absolutely. so it does reflect their change in their strategy. the only thing is about the amount of money i don't think that will be thedefining issue in this debate. >> jennifer: what do you think, peter? do you think the obama campaign is going to agree that this campaign is a choice of very very different views about where t
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
if you are a romney voter or fan for something that would change the apparent course of the election which you look at the thing nationally and it appears to be a pretty tight race. if you look at it in the key states. president obama appears to be ahead nearly everywhere. and by a significant margins in some places such as ohio where it's several points. now, you can't say that it's over. it certainly is not straight line projections are very dangerous in politics. things can change. always on the lookout for something to change it debate might much although it hasn't happened very often. >> bill: i think it's going to happen this year one way or the other. this is the stat that i will point to the rat muffin poll has the president up by three which is good news by the president. has had romney up most of the other polling polling times however when asked are you definitely going to vote for your guy? definitely 43% in the rasmussen poll say yes for romney only 42 for barack obama. i believe if mitt romney does well and can sting the president like ronald reagan stung jimmy carter t
Current
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
romney the election it's a very interesting question. we'll talk to him as well later on "the young turks." >> stop! we need to balance the federal budget now or we're going to find ourselves without a country. you look like a bunch of zombies! [ ♪ music ♪ ] presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> you're going to hear that used as a major talking point. (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >>now that's politically direct. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: on february 26th trayvon martin, a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed by george zimmerman. everyone agrees though those facts. they don't agree to any facts after that. in fact, there has been of course an outcry across the country. he was not arrested for 45 days, george zimmerman, and people were saying, hey listen, this looks like injustice to us. >> trayvon martin has become a national symbol of what many are calling the very real dangers effecting young black teens. >> from coast to coast thousands of high school students streaming out
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
. that's a therapy group. of that group, you know, mitt romney was the most, is the most electable of that group. the process worked. i don't think the republican party can really blame anybody or even themselves for nominating the wrong guy. the trouble is the guy who is the best of the field lacks the common touch that wealthy, privileged people need. franklin roosevelt, privileged, wealthy, had the common touch. john f. kennedy had the common touch. ted kennedy and bobby kennedy did. nelson rockefeller did in new york. mitt romney does not convey that. >> that is such an interesting point, roger, you're making. i believe a lot has been lost whether you talk about wealth and affluence. it does not equate an absence of empathy as he says in the case of health care law in massachusetts. that does not void you of concern for common man or require you to have the assumption that those who are not successful, let's say, the 47%, are not wealthy because they are not doing something right and you are wealthy because you have this magic touch or somehow you worked harder than the guy who
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, they are here to stay if romney and ryan get elected. you can count on that. it's no wonder the romney campaign is struggling with this entire message. but when all else fails, what you got to do is blame the media. >> carrying water for barack obama? >> it kind of goes without saying that there's definitely a media bias. >> where have you seen it in this campaign where you feel they are judging you by one standard and obama by another? >> i'm not going into fit for tat. there's a media bias. and anybody with objectivity would believe that. >> blaming the media is the latest talking point for paul ryan. at a fundraiser, ryan told supporters the campaign needs their help to fight off the media. >> we can't expect the president to play fair. he's not. we're not expecting the media to tell our story. they are not. >> i guess paul ryan didn't hear what new jersey governor chris christie said about people who blame the media. >> we can complain about coverage of the campaign. if you do that, you're losing. >> and ryan obviously didn't get the memo from the romney campaign adviser ed
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
support governor romney on election day. >> we don't care who the pundits are. we want to communicate to the undecided voters and tuning in for the first time about what the president's plans for the economic security for the middle class are. >> and that scratches the surface of what we talked about and can you see the entire interview with the romney and obama campaigns on or web -- our website at www.myfoxdc.com and this debate starts tomorrow night at 9:00 from the university of colorado, shawn. >> and that debate is 9:00 p.m. here on fox 5. >>> still ahead on the 5, american airlines doing a little damage control. it's launching an investigation after passengers realize the soots were not completely attached to the plane. >>> and find out if experts think shoppers will spend more this season, scott. >> after 79 years of post season salads, the nats uncork a heck of a play-off party last night. storming the field and dousing the crowd with champagne and at the center of it all, geo gonzalez. we'll hear from him coming up. gary. >> and listen, i'll tell you what. we hav
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
romney asking election officials in three states to extend the deadline for troops overseas to send in their absentee ballots. he said wisconsin, mississippi and vermont all missed last month's deadline to send the ballots to the troops. campaign staffers say they plan to send a similar letter to officials in michigan next. governor romney's running mate says he agrees with something that vice president joe biden said today in north carolina. team fox coverage from the trail coming up here a bit later on the fox report. first, a virtual army of border patrol agents, sheriffs investigators and the f.b.i. now combing the mexican border to find who ever shot and killed one of their own. it happened earlier today near the town of naco, southeast of tucson in a known drug smuggling corridor there. three border patrol agents were together when the shooting happened. the agent who died is nicholas ivy, 30 years old. another of the agents wounded, but expected to survive, and a third was unhurt. >> the f.b.i. is at the scene is investigating and is going to get to the bottom of this. >> all of
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
election is going come out. i make no prediction. i ask myself if romney gets smashed, if he gets smashed, it would -- i happen to think the political problem in the country we have a center left party and we have a far right party. that is a structure problem. the republican party has gone nuts in my view. >> analytical judgment. [laughter] >> they've been simultaneously they have been at war with mas and physics at the same time. [laughter] on the deficit, it was, you know, deficit doesn't matter. and yeah and biology too a guy in missouri too. so the question to me is what happens the morning after the morning after the election if romney loses? the morning after they'll say it wasn't because he wasn't far night enough. i wonder the morning after the morning after. a lot of people say we have gone too far to the right. we need a different republican party. we need a center right republican party. i think the country needs. because it needs to be a check on the left and the center left, and it's the only way we're going get big comprises on the big issues. >> can i add, i mean,
Current
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
has 271 already locked up, which means he would win the election. romney is only at 206. furthermore the associated press says in order for mitt romney to win, he would have to switch all these states. he needs florida colorado, and nevada and north carolina, and new hampshire, and virginia, and either ohio or iowa. but he's not winning in any of those states oops. divert the money. divert the money. run, run run. right now they're running for the hills. now that you're in these desperate straits, what are you going to do? you're going to go to dirty tricks, and on friday we started to tell but that. in five swing states hey look at that, those are the states that romney needs colorado nevada, north carolina, and florida and virginia, the states we gave you just a second go doing dirty tricks, and got busted. then the republican party fired them saying, we don't know about those guys. here is a guy on colorado only doing registrations for republicans. >> who are you region rejistrating. >> we're registering only republicans. >> you said you're only registering only republicans. >> we
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney as the next president of the united states. >> reporter: the vice president later said that the middle class pain was due to bush policiepol. the debate symbolizes a problem for the president. the economic collapse happened under bush, but four years later, families are still hurting. many in the middle class are barely treading water. all fodder for tomorrow night's debate in denver. the first lady is make her way there. first she stopped in ohio. where early voting began today. >> are we going sit back and watch everything we worked for and fought for to just slip way? >> reporter: ann romney got to colorado before her. >> we have a debate comes up. we're excited about that. we're focused. >> reporter: family members' nerves are on edge, as josh romney confided to diane in august. >> i hate the debates. trying to sit there and be cool and keep a smile on your face. inside you want to fall down. >> reporter: four years ago, michelle obama got so nervous in the debates, she didn't like to watch them. she'll be th
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
because romney hasn't been forceful enough. last year -- last elections 61% 45%. romney is running better than mccain ran in the polls. and i do believe it's because of disenchantment with president obama i know a will the of people myself antidotal doesn't do much good here. who they are not sure about romney, that's why i'm saying that the first debate means everything if he can inspire people who are not devoted. 42% devoted to president obama are not going to vote for romney. there is swing area there where if the president comes off weak or flustered. if romney can fluster him. romney is going to pick those up quickly there is much bigger than the first debate. >> i would say president obama is a known quantity. is he probably not going to change people's opinions of him. romney is a little different. even though he has been doing this for years now we have been through a whole series. people didn't watch those. people didn't watch the convention he have a big audience he is the one that needs to make a big impression. >> bill: no doubt. people need to look at the two men on t
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
popular with hispanics, that's a group that could decide the election and romney's got to make up some ground. there's a new cnn poll that has the president with 70% of the vote among hispanics compared to romney's 26%. romney is hitting the president hard on immigration. he's saying he's playing politics with this issue, he's passing what he called a stopgap measure, this two-year program, instead of passing long-term reform like he promised four years ago. scott you can expect to hear more of this in the debate tomorrow night. >> pelley: jan, thanks very much. cbs news will bring you live coverage of the debate tomorrow night beginning at 9:00 eastern time. we got good news today on the economy. overall, auto sales were up 13% last month from a year before. among the u.s. automakers, ford sales were unchanged, g.m.'s were up 1.5%, chrysler reported a 12% increase. there hasn't been enough good news like that on the economy. the recovery, of course, is painfully slow and one of the biggest reasons is the recession in europe. the 27 countries of the european union add up to the world's
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
he would rather that mitt romney win the election and they have a winning season for the giants. >> i think it is a safer bet. melissa: what do you think? >> it is tivo time and i think you have to be really careful when you are a team owner. john elway is endorsing colorado, they love him, so the question is you already know he needs to support them.
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
. >> host: jeffrey, i'm going to offer up a prediction. it's either romney or obama are elected, that we're going to find ourselves with a heightened police state, something that should be rolled back. i'm going to suggest we're going to find ourselves in a continued state of war. military interventions that result in this case hundreds of millions of enemies to this country that i'm going to argue wouldn't otherwise exist but for our military interventions and then offer up a prediction, obama or romney gets elected, we'll find ourselves continuing to borrow and spend money in ways that are absolutely not sustainable. i think we are looking at a monetary collapse. we just can't escape the mathematics of what we're doing. >> host: is there a question via twitter. they want your take on congress. mr. johnson, what would you do to motivate the next do-nothing congress? you just called both parties corrupt. >> guest: i find it an exciting notion that libertarian president would challenge democrats on what they're supposed to be good at. civil liberties. look, let's not bomb iran. let's g
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
because romney got elected? >> listen, his tax cut plan is going to slam about 68% of the american people, not 47% of the american people. he can't provide real details. you could close every single loophole that benefits the wealthy and just close it for the wealthy and it wouldn't pay for a fraction of the tax cut he's giving the wealthy. >> because they're still getting ahead. >> reducing capital gains to zero which means romney would pay virtually zero taxes. he's going to come back and say i want to work this out with the congress. well, i just don't think the country is going to trust mr. 47% and this congress to play around with taxes because they understand very well and the democrats now have an advantage on taxes, which as you both know is very rare, they understand very well where romney's priorities are. he's for the people at the top. >> joan, why would you want to get rid of the estate tax unless you own $250 million, you don't expect to spend it all while you have time on this earth, you want to divvy it among the kids. >> and he's also already shoveling money into t
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
barriers. mitt romney my promise that if he is elected, that will not go into effect. >> do you want to dive in? >> 100 years ago, the wall street trusts and elected theodore roosevelt because they thought he would not enforce the antitrust laws. that was ideological and they did not like william jennings bryan because they thought he was a socialist. they said if you want our thinking and the white house, we want somebody who sees things our way. the great line that came after that was that theodore roosevelt could not stay bought. theodore roosevelt said we should have public funding out of the treasury. if you look back at the supreme court in the citizens united case, you see a court that has two dare -- very different views over what is happening. we have your view which is a perfectly respectable view of the aspirations that there will these -- will be these independent groups speaking and saying what they want to say. it will be fully disclosed and it will not be corrupting independents. then you have the minority that caught the reality of most of the spending this year. their v
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
romney. and six weeks before the election. so it's a similar thing he's failed on a national level. people don't feel like he cares about people like them. they haven't done quite as much to mitigate that as they did in 2002. i mean the caveat, though, it was a state race, it was more controlled on a national scale, there's a lot more variables and it's harder to sort of make big swings in the polls. but, you know, the strategy was clearly different when he was running for governor. >> are you expecting anything major in denver? >> i think it'll be really interesting. yeah. i think, you have the whole country sort of tuning in. i think it'll be a big moment, i think romney has to have a big moment. i think it's crucial for him to change the dynamic in this race. you know, with just a short period to go. >> matt visor, awesome to talk to you. thanks for doing your homework and looking back to 2002. very insightful. it is fascinating and goes to show you, don't count anybody out. thanks. >> thanks, ash. [ feedback ] attention, well, everyone. you can now try snapshot from progressive
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
for president obama or mitt romney in the upcoming election. venezuelan's president doesn't get to cast a ballot but he made his pick. >> if i lived in the united states i would vote for obama. >> not the kind of endorsement president obama would like. mr. chavez recognizes that as well so he prefaced the statement as well he hopes it doesn't hurt the president. well the venezuelan president also running for re-election himself. the vote will be held on sunday. >> reporter: when a position candidate challenged venezuelan president hugo chavez to a debate earlier this debate, chavez's reply was the eagle doesn't hunt the fly for a man who has been in power for 13 years, dismissing the opposition as feeble as part of his political strategy. but the equation might be changing. a 0-year-old governor is taking venezuela's political scene by storm. he's facing chavez in next sunday's presidential election while speaking with international media monday, he blasted chavez's cozy relations with iran and belarus. >> translator: what does venezuela have in common with iran or belarus? isn't t
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. we agree. that mean we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: that's the kind of zinger sure to be heard tomorrow night. doug, andrew and chris say they hope to hear a lot of substance, too. at debate number one in their battleground ate. a lot is on the line. doreen talked about the nbc news "wall street journal" poll. 38%. more than a third of voters saying this debate and the three to follow, one vice presidential work the more presidential, will be important or extremely important to their decision about who to vote for. live from denver, i'm steve handelsman, news4. >> thank you. >>> a freelance american journalist who disappeared in syria eight weeks ago is now seen in a video clip posted on youtube. his name is austin tice. he is a former marine from the houston area. his stories were published in the washington most and the mcclatchee newspapers. in that video he is in the cuss different masked arld men. he is blindfolded. he appears frightened. the state department officials say the captors have taken steps to make
Comedy Central
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. anyway, oprah! so folks, nation, was this election day looming every one is trying to read the tea leaves. except romney who as a mormon is allowed only to read the caffeine free diet coke. but that's not looking good either because obama currently leads romney by 10 points in ohio, 9 points in florida and 12 points in pennsylvania which wouldn't be a problem if between now and november 6th we can just get 290 million people to move to arkansas. (laughter) arkansas, come for the mess, stay because you traded your car for meth. but-- (applause) but, folks there is no reason to panic over these pole numbers. just ask mitt. >> i'm curious to what you would say to your supporters, your donors that might be concerned that this could be slipping away way. >> i'm very pleased with some polls, not with other polls but at this early stage polls go up and down. >> exactly, it's still early, there are 40 days left until the election amount of lot can happen in 40 days. bama could make a gaffe. mitt could win the debates. god could send a flood to destroy all mankind. so there's hope. (laughte
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
battleground states expected to decide the elect. last night in denver, romney previewed one of his lines of tack. >> we've had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%. what he does the president have to say? he says forward. i think forewarned is a better turn. >> as for president obama, he took a break from practice debate yesterday to visit workers at a nevada campaign office, making a few calls to voters. abc news will buy you live coverage starting at 6:00 right here. >>> if you are flying with spirit airlines you want to pay attention to a new rule. airlines says f you don't pay for your carry-on in advance you will have to pay $100, at the gate for each piece. spirit is one of the few carriers who charge for carry-ons if you tell the airline in advance it is between $20 to $35 a bag. airline says it is necessary to speed up boarding. if that were true why wouldn't every airline charge that? >> right. let's talk about more pleasant matters. so much going on. how is the weather looking? >> two division winners the same -- [ talking over each other ] >>> good morning. beautiful pictu
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
election. >> you know, jim, we heard from kevin madden, the romney campaign adviser on getting romney ready for this debate tomorrow, here's what he said. >> just trying to get the governor familiar with the head to head one on one format has been a focus because in all the previous debates that we have had, it has been, you know, nine people on stage, trying to -- trying to capture a policy in 90 seconds. the format here is a little different, a little moreting us going back and forth, how the single moderator will be controlling the debate between two candidates. >> so we know, jim, they have been at this for a couple of weeks. mentioned the big news today, i say big being semifacetious, we know romney had chipotle lunch. he's been prepping, prepping and prepping. looking to the next 24 hours, will they really be practicing up until, you know, tomorrow night, 9:00? >> reporter: i think so, brooke. what we're told by the campaign earlier today is that mitt romney will actually do his debate walk through tomorrow over at the university of denver, so he'll be working on this all, you k
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
happening before the election. mitt romney has finally put meat on the bones of his tax reform idea. he floated the idea of a $17,000 cap on tax reform reduction. >> you could say everyone is going to get up to a $17,000 deduction. you can fill that bucket if you will and higher income people might have a lower number. >> this is brand new stuff. we have howard dean former vermont governor and candidate. and let's look at this for a second. what do you think? a $17,000 cap on tax deductions for everybody as a way of being fair because the upper end would pay more. what do you think? >> i don't have a problem with the eidea of deductions. here you are. you guys are talking about the private sector all the time. so, i've been convinced because of the high rate of canadian home ownership, i'm not convinced of doing away with charitable deductions. $17,000 ceiling for all tax deductions across the board. sure, steve. the upper end people would have a problem across the board. >> i like this idea a lot. i just heard about it an hour ago. but i have always believed as a supply sider that tax
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
you in the, quote, re-elect zone. what's affecting romney, this is something we've been watching there is an enthusiasm gap among core republican voters among core democratic groups. overall there's a ten-point advantage among those republicans who call themselves nines or tens when on a scale of one to ten asked how interested they are in this election. there's been a ten-point gap pretty consistent all year. that's why for instance on the registered voter number, the president has a seven-point lead and it shrinks more than in half down to three, because the republican vote is more enthusiastic and they get through our likely voter screens. there's a lot of hispanics not getting through our likely voter screens. >> howard, there's a number that talks about people who haves extremely positive views of president up to 37%. how do we square those two numbers? >> well, i think the president obviously has solidified his base very well. i think the convention helped to do that in charlotte. i think that was a terrific job by his team of exciting the base. but as chuck said, people on
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
in some of the swing states that will decide the presidential election. well, here is mitt romney, we have heard these words before, sounds as though he's downplaying expectations as they say. take a listen. >> people want to know who is going to win, who is going to score the punches and who is going to make the biggest difference in the arguments they make and there is going to be all the scoring of winning and losing. >> so romney is saying, no, it is not about winning, not about losing, it is about america. but you have a lot of republicans, newt gingrich, for example, saying, hey, mitt romney, get out there, pick a fight, and win it. jim acosta with me now from the romney campaign. the debate, of course, tomorrow night in denver, you, sir, are in littleton, colorado. should we take mitt romney at face value when he says this debate is not about me winning? >> reporter: well, brooke, i think this is all part of the debate expectations game that has been going on for several days now. i think you also sort of heard mitt romney downplay some of the talk that has been going on si
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
presidential election. last night denver broncos legend and executive vice president john elway hit mitt romney with a quick toss to the right introducing and endorsing the republican nominee at a colorado campaign event. but before you get too excited, mr. elway doesn't have a great record off the field of play. he was 0 for 2 last time around after contributing to the campaigns of rudy joule annie and then john mccain. republicans have received three times as much as democrats. according to business insiders walter hickey, 11 nfl team owners currently line up behind mitt romney. none more so than new york jets long suffering owner woody johnson, also a campaign finance co-chair. perhaps remarkably, for a man whose team took a fearsome beating at the weekend without scoring a single point in response, mr. johnson reveals his priority is not his team, but team romney. >> well, i think you always have to put country first, so i think it's very, very important that this election come off with mitt romney and ryan as president and vice president. >> now, this may come as cold comfort for those jet
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
weeks until election day, and the stakes could not be higher. with both candidates hunkered down in last-minute debate preparations. mitt romney is out in the mile high city carb loading at chipotle today. >> how are you doing? >> are you ready for tomorrow? >> hi there. getting there. how are you? >> getting there. just giving him another six years. indeed, you know what mitt romney's been working hard, maybe fighting for a little air when he goes on a nostalgic riff. in this case the rocky mountains are just the right height. >> when avis boy my mom and dad used to read to me from a book called "men to match my mountains." perhaps we should change the title to "men and women to match my mountains" because right here men and women have matched the mountains of colorado. >> he's really working on the zingers. we see what you did there, mitt, adding women into the mix. nice. anything to do with the president's 18-point lead with women putting him four points above romney nationwide? no, i'm sure not. by the way, the same poll shows voters expect 54% to 28% that the president will win
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
? for god sakes, if romney fails, he's going to lose the general election creating chaos in the republican party and that's going to leave open 2016 -- oh. the jersey is strong in this one. >> welcome to "morning joe," it's top of the hour and howard dean's already inciting problems here. it's tuesday, october 2nd. with us onset we have msnbc mike barnicle. howard dean, and former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst steve rattner, stranger. >> long time, no see. >> you're always here. >> you're never here. >> we're globe trotting, what can i say? hi, willie. >> what was your initial reaction to the elizabeth warren/scott brown debate. >> scott brown fell into the trap that sometimes male politicians fall into when they debate women. he looked overbearing and angry. and you particularly can't do that when you're debating a woman candidate. i thought he was in a lot of trouble as a result of this. he's behind anyway, but now he looks mad, angry, and i think that's a -- >> okay. well, that race is fascinating. the debate was last night and we have fascinating clips
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
election day. barack obama and mitt romney are tackling a number of issues in denver. a pa judge expected to rule about a new state law requiring every voter to present a photo id at the polls opponents say it will deprive some people of their right to vote. today find out if the latest search for jimmy hoffa's body turned up clues. they dug through concrete. soil samples are looked at to be sure they contain human remains. >>> maceys is ramping up hiring , the retailer says it plans to bring in 80,000 seasonal workers. they are needed to staff sales floors, store operations and call centers and shipping centers for on line orders. >>> today is live strong day. send a message of support through facebook or twitter. each message means $1 for on going cancer research. ikea is under fire for removing women from the saudi arabia version of the catalog. to look at the difference, the one on the right is the saudi catalog, the one on the left is what you normally see. this raised questions about commitment to gender equality. in saudi arabia, a woman must have a man's permission if they want to
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